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    How Much Does a New Roof Cost in 2019?

    Roof Replacement Cost As you know, roofs are a key component to any home or building. But over enough time, they do need to be replaced. If the time has come to replace your roof, it’s a good first step to get an idea of what a new roof cost may look like. After all, replacing a roof is an investment. So it’s best to have an understanding of what is involved. To give you an idea, currently the average...
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    Property Management: Finding the Right Commercial Roofing Company

    As a property manager, you have the responsibility from your owner to find a roofing company that you can depend on at a reasonable cost. So how do you find the right one for your property management company? Well, it all starts with research and seeking out a dependable roofing company who has proven experience in commercial roofing. Start Smart as a Property Management Company in San Antonio Many times property managers face issues with premature roof failure in their...
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    Can You Replace a Roof in the Winter?

    With the winter months among us, you might have begun to notice a few issues with your current roof. Some of the most common problems we find during colder months include leaks in ceilings as well as missing shingles. As you inspect your own roof, you may even discover that what you really need is to replace your entire roof altogether. So this brings up the question, “can you replace a roof in the winter?” An excellent question that we...
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    Water Damage from Recent Rainfall

    Recent rainfall in San Antonio has been intense and doesn’t appear to be fading any time soon. And with rain, comes water damage. While it didn’t quite break city records, rainfall has been recorded as high as 20.96 inches in certain areas (Grey Forest, in particular). The city also boasts heavy numbers such as 18.5 and 14.4 inches. More than a foot of rainfall has washed over San Antonio, and it has left many damaged homes in its wake. Most...
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    Assessing Wind Damage After Storms

    Even when a storm produces no rain or hail, your roof can still sustain damage. Strong winds can create stress points on a roof that, over time, can weaken and become compromised. While roofs are designed to resist typical wind loads, they can be incrementally damaged over the years by high winds and debris carried by the wind. Replacing missing shingles and fixing the initial roof damage quickly is important to prevent subsequent water and wind damage and high fuel...
    home repairs

    6 Tools for Easy Home Repairs

    While we may specialize in roofing, we do know a thing or two about home repairs. For all of your home’s little troubles, we have a simple and easy fix that can mend the damage! Here are 6 tools that every homeowner should keep handy in case of minor home repairs. The 6 Tools You Need for Home Repairs Window Screen Repair Kit A tear in a window screen can be annoying for many reasons, from bugs to burglars. But...
    metal roofing

    Metal Roofing Myths

    Although typically thought to be for commercial properties, metal roofing is on the rise among residential homes. Perhaps it is because of its sleek and modern aesthetic, or maybe its due to its exceptional functionalities—but whatever the reason, metal roofs are becoming increasingly popular. However, some homeowners are choosing to pass on metal roofs because they are not entirely sure about the myths that surround them. Contrary to popular belief, metal roofs would make a great addition to a residential...
    new homeowners

    Maintenance Tips for New Homeowners

    So you’ve just become a new homeowner… Congratulations and welcome to the club! But before you start painting the walls, rewiring the living room or renovating the kitchen, there are a few important maintenance tips you need to know. Owning a home is a huge accomplishment, and an equally large responsibility. We’re here to help new homeowners like yourself learn a few key maintenance tips that can save you an abundance of time and money in the long run. Remember,...
    apartment roofing

    4 Musts for Apartment Roofing

    As a property owner, it is your job to ensure your tenants are living in a well-maintained apartment that meets their needs. Installing and maintaining apartment roofing is a major part of doing so. When you have a quality roof that has been properly cared for, it is an investment that will protect your residents and property for decades. However, apartment roofing (much like any other roofing) will face inevitable damage from the elements. The roof is the part of...
    residential and commercial roofs

    Differences in Residential and Commercial Roofs

    While it may seem as though one roof is no different from one to the next, quite the opposite is true. Each roof has a unique purpose, design and identity which work to serve the structure it protects. Residential and commercial roofs have very different and particular needs based on their individual requirements. By understanding the key differences between residential and commercial roofs, you will be able to choose the best roofing system for your building. Key Differences in Residential...